the difficult thing is not leave any traces,
to mark above all, without history,
without leaving anonymity behind,
the smallest, most remote and most
remarkable places where
everything hangs together
Only after a seed has dried will it fly.
All of these seeds that cruise the skies, all of this intense
is driven by an absolute need.
Guided without any intention of their own, they have a
responding to the slightest breeze, reading the
smallest differences in pressure, reacting to
light and temperature…
What enables a seed to fly is this balance between the
weight of the grain, which draws it
downwards, and the sensitivity of the wing,
which pulls it upwards.Without the ballast, the wing would shoot up like a
Without the wing, the seed would drop like rain.
In história secreta da aviação [pp. 9, 10, 25 and 33]